The Jacket Journal

Album Review: “love is not dying”

Jeremy Zucker's

Jackson Heller, Editor, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2020

Hello everyone! I hope the break has been going well and that everyone is in good health, and seeing as the world is experiencing some turbulence, I thought I might do an album review to get your mind off things for a bit. So, I decided to review Jeremy Zucker’s new album “love is not dying”. The ...

Kanye West Sunday Service at Pigeon Forge

Kayne West and his choir perform on the stage at Pigeon Forge.

Will Dowdell, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

During MLK weekend, I had the opportunity to see Kanye West perform his Sunday Service in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, as a part of the Strength to Stand Conference. The event was very crowded and there was a large turnout. The service was held at LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge. Many people gathered outside...

Theater Nerds Unite!

January 24, 2020

The 2020 Junior Theater Festival took place this past weekend (January 16th - 18th) in Atlanta, Georgia. Woodford County sent a few groups to the festival--Folsom Academy of the Arts, Innovation Arts Academy, and Woodford Theatre. Each group brings a 15 minute cut of a Junior Musical and is given feedback...

How Music Affects Different People

How Music Affects Different People

December 18, 2019

Whether they are influenced by their own musical talent or by what they have grown up listening to, everyone has a different taste in music. With that said, what makes good music is simple: WHAT. IT. MEANS. TO. YOU. Many people are looking to make their own forms of music and do not understand that ...

WCHS Orchestra Winter Concert

December 14, 2019

Colors of Home by Alan Lee Silva The WCHS concert orchestra performed Colors of Home by Alan Lee Silva as their first piece. They also performed this piece at the Thanksgiving Assembly at the High School along with the chamber group. Riu Riu Chiu arranged by David Marlatt The WCHS concert or...



December 13, 2019

"Bad Vibes Forever" is the newest album from XXXTentacion, who was shot and killed in Deerpark, Florida, on June 18, 2018. The album being released was very controversial partially because some people feel that the record label (EMPIRE) is exploiting his death for money. The album was released o...

Crossover Choir Concert

December 13, 2019

On Monday, December 9th the WCHS Choral students had the opportunity to participate in a conjoined choir concert with Great Crossings High School and Scott County High School at the University of Kentucky Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington. Mr. Brent Merritt from SCHS, Mr. Jamie Wright from GCHS, and our very own Mr. T...

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The Best of Underground Rap Music

November 8, 2019

Underground rap music is music that is lesser-known than the music that is usually heard on the radio and television. It's an interesting genre with tons of hidden talent within the rap community and many artists might surprise you; from LoFi to screamo, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Bel...

Meet BVNK$

Meet BVNK$

Caleb Pogorzelski, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Damien Banks (12), is a student at WCHS who goes by BVNK$ in the music scene. He is a small-time artist and doesn't have that much music out, but he has a unique flow, good lyrics, and messages in his songs. I was able to talk to him this week and ask him a few questions. I started off by asking ...

The Honeybees Acapella group singing last year at the choir concert.

Sweet Honey Singing

September 26, 2019

The Honeybees Acapella Group is a group of all-girl singers that come together once a week for rehearsal and have performances throughout the year. "I want to get them more gigs in general. Last year we just performed at the concert," said Mr. Strickland. Strickland is back teaching choir at ...

WCHS Choir Brings Broadway to the Bluegrass

WCHS Choir Brings Broadway to the Bluegrass

September 26, 2019

The WCHS Choir brought the bright lights of Broadway to Versailles. For this fall’s choir concert, the students performed songs from musicals. The concert was a compilation of solo songs and choral music. “There are so many different numbers coming together,” said Luc Vandenbroek (9). Vandenbroe...

The Raconteurs, a rock band fronted by Jack White of The White Stripes closed the first night of Railbird on the Limestone Stage. They had the flashiest set of the night, complete with all the lights and sounds of a true rock show, contrasting from the americana and folk centered performances earlier in the day. Photo by Ashlyn Martin.

Inaugural Railbird Music Festival

September 20, 2019

According to Railbird Festival’s website, “A Railbird is a horse racing enthusiast known for sticking close to the action, hanging on the rail as each contender comes barreling down the track.” During Keeneland’s first ever music festival, the 30,000 participants flocked around the stages of...